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Sep 14, 2012 12:00pm CDT
suspects in tuesday's deadly attack on the u-s consulate. the attack killed four americans ... including u.s. ambassador christopher stevens. relatives say he was all about "bringing people together." stevens stepbrother lives in peoria. he says he's trying not to point fingers. i have no inclination to plan the libyan people muslims or anyone of any religion for what happened ... stevens' stepfather remembers the diplomat as a "beautifully even-tempered person." also killed were state department computer expert sean smith ... and security officers glen doherty and tyrone woods. a new u.s. intelligence report warns extremist violence sparked spread to the u.s. the intelligence bulletin doesn't mention specific threats .... but says first responders should be aware of large demonstrations ... and efforts to encourage peaceful protesters to commit acts of violence. the bulletin says extremist groups could exploit anger over the film to recruit new members. it also advises faith-based groups to report any suspicious pre-planning actvities. during a time of major turmoil in the
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Sep 20, 2012 12:00pm CDT
employee who was shot was described as a man in his early 70's he's a long time cpa employee ... he will be o.k. but no official word on his prognosis yet. the cta has not commented on this incident prosecutors in the christopher vaughn murder trial argue vaughn murdered his family because they were obstacles to the life he wanted. wgn's nancy loo has more on today's closing arguments. the defense concedes that christopher vaughn was not a perfect husband or father in closing arguments the defense attorney said that he was not a killer and the state didn't prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt ... the prosecutor meticulously went over the evidence and closing statements ... the jurors heard about the extramarital affairs and the plans that didn't include the of one family ... blood evidence at the scene of the family s u v were inconsistent with the defendant's version of events on the day of the crime ... other witnesses testified that kimberly vaughn was a loving mother not suicidal nor homicidal ... there was a poignant moment when the pictures were shown of the back of the s
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Sep 13, 2012 12:00pm CDT
of sexually molesting a boy in the 1970's his relationship with a 14 year- old did not meet the criteria of a crime during in church law during that period of time in the '70s ... he will minister to homebound parishioners ... coming up next public reaction to the new i-phone ... >>and another security breach in yemen at the american embassy ... ot sfilodour you know what i love about this country? trick question. i love everything about this country! including prilosec otc. you know one pill each morning treats your frequent heartburn so you can enjoy all this great land of ours has to offer like demolition derbies. and drive thru weddings. so if you're one of those people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place. [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. protesters took to the streets again today outside several u.s. embassies in the middle east. hundreds of demonstrators stormed the u.s. embassy in yemen.. protesting a film they consider blasphemous to islam. witnesse
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Sep 7, 2012 12:00pm CDT
and another person. the victim.. who is believed to be in his 50's... died on the scene. authorities are still investigating the details surrounding the crash. no charges have been filed. a 22 month-old girl is in state custody after she was left alone for hours while her parents allegedly burglarized cars. 21 year-old eric harris and 22 year-old emeline vernillet were arrested in the 1100 block of valley stream drive on wednesday after a resident alerted police. harris and vernilett told officers they burglarized two cars and left their daughter alone at their home for about six hours. they are both being held on bond. french officials said today it's amazing a 7 year-old girl survived a shooting... that left her parents and two others dead. the girl was shot in the shoulder, while the others took bullets to the head. her 4 year-old sister hid under her mother's legs during the killings. the bodies were found in a car along a road in the alps. authorities are now searching for a green or dark colored four-by-four and a motorbike. britain's prince harry arrived in afghanistan this mo
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Sep 6, 2012 12:00pm CDT
block the provision based on the possibility of racial profiling.. citing the u-s supreme court decision upholding that part of the law. the aclu says it will continue the challenge by documenting racial profiling in the state. health officials say at least 2500hundred people from 39 countries may have been exposed to the deadly hanta-virus at yosemite national park. hanta virus is a mouse-borne disease. people get the disease after coming into contact with waste or saliva of infected rodents. symptoms include: fever, muscle ache and diffficulty breathing. officials issued the warning is for anyone who stayed in yosemite national park tent cabins between june and august. last week, park officials shut the cabins down after finding that mice can burrow though holes in the walls. so far two men have died from the virus, and four others became ill. a little girl in colorado is recovering from a rare case of bubonic plaugue. the girl originally was admitted to the hospital with flu-like symptoms... and a fever of 107-degrees. doctors say the case was difficult to diagnose... because
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Sep 24, 2012 12:00pm CDT
international airport yesterday, when t-s-a agents spotted a revolver in her carry-on bag. luby said she forgot the gun was there. she was taken to another screening room where a police officer unloaded the gun. that's when it accidentaly fired... the bullet hitting a t- s-a break room. a worker was sitting inside but was not hurt. another flight attendant was called in to replace luby, whose gun is legally registered. a man who jumped into a tiger's den at the bronx zoo said he wanted "to be one" with the animal. the 25 year old man suffered serious injuries friday... including a broken pelvis, broken ankle and puncture wounds. most of the injuries were caused by jumping 17-feet from a monorail car into the exhibit. rescuers used a fire extinguisher to separate the man and the animal... which was not injured. the man said it was not a suicide attempt. police say it appears he was fascinated with tigers. he is now charged with trespassing. a factory best known for making apple's i-phone is shut down following a massive brawl involving about 2,000 workers. hundreds of riot police
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Sep 19, 2012 12:00pm CDT
county. in crest hill.. a man in his late 60's was hospitalized last month with west nile encephalitis. and in bolingbrook.. a woman in her mid-50's was hospitalized earlier this month with west nile virus fever. both were released from the hospital after a few days. a total of 95 west nile cases have been confirmed in illinois through september 17th. one of the most famous names in hospitals is expanding to the chicago area. the mayo clinic - based in rochester, minnesota - is teaming up with northshore hospitals which operates four medical facilties in the northern suburbs. that means northshore doctors can use physicians from the mayo clinic and send patients there. mayo doctors will provide northshore with specialists and research targetting cardiovascular .. cancer .... and neurological cases. the multi-year agreement is scheduled to start october first. the boyfriend of the american woman accused of murder in italy... says in a new book that he sometimes questioned her innocence. amanda knox and her now ex- boyfriend, were convicted of killing her roommate in 2009... but set free
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Sep 12, 2012 12:00pm CDT
from the u-s embassy in cairo said the embassy --quote-- "condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of muslims." >>it's a terrible course for america to stand in the apology for our values ... when are grounds are being attacked and being breached the first response of the united states must be outraged at the breach of the sovereignty of our nation ... >> an obama campaign spokesmansays they are shocked that romney would choose to launch a political attack at a time when the u.s. is confronting the tragic death of one of its diplomatic officers. chicago's teachers strike is now in its third day ... with little sign of a settlement. negotiators for the school board and the teachers union are meeting again today to see if they can come to terms on a contract. wgn's tonya francisco is live outside the chicago hilton and towers with the latest on talks. >>the talks have moved here to the chicago hilton ... karen lewis wanted to let us know that the quantity the hours they spend talking is not as important as the quality of the talks themselves
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Sep 26, 2012 12:00pm CDT
the 70's and 80's he hosted his annual christmas tv specials... he also hosted numerous award shows. just ahead: just ahead of the holiday shopping season, kohls is announcing new stores and more jobs. samsung electronics announces sale expections of the new "galaxy note 2"... how it might compare to apple's new iphone 5. and later in lunchbreak: a decadent swedish dish -- halibut with mushrooms, bacon and swedish pickles. uuele [ male announcer ] febreze. eliminates odors and leaves carpets fresh. ♪ ♪ most of the pain i experience is in my knees. when i think of aspirin, i really think of it as that bottle in the back of my parents' medicine cabinet. finding bayer advanced was huge. i was really surprised by how well it worked. and i'd definitely use it again. put bayer advanced aspirin to the test for yourself at fastreliefchallenge.com. we are live from the new york stock exchange with your bloomberg "on the money" report: coles is in a hiring mode the retailer is open 12 new stores there will be 1500 more open jobs to fill around 10 states around the country these are smalle
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Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm CDT
and limousine drivers at midway airport musicians went on strike last week forcing the c s zero to cancel the last saturday show management proposed raising health insurance costs by 7 percent in the new contract both sides reached a tentative three- year deal yesterday and that orchestra ratified the contract when it returned to work today for rehearsals all of this week's concerts will go on as scheduled ... the united states and european ryder cup teams are holding their first practice rounds today at the medinah country club in the meantime the first- ever captains and celebrity scramble will also take place today the captains of previous ryder cup teams celebrities and sports legends will play 10 holes on course #3 the actor bill murray justin timberlake michael phelps and george lopez will participate ernie banks richard dent stan mikita and scottie pippen will also play the 39th annual ryder cup tournament begins friday we will be right back nations that the u-s will do whatever must be done to prevent iran from developing a nuclear weapon. the president addressed the u.n. g
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Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm CDT
good bacteria. approved! [ female announcer ] live the regular life. phillips'. s. m uuele ot sfilodour a suicide bomber drove his car into a security checkpoint in baghdad this morning killing seven people and wounding two dozen others. it happened at the entrance of baghdad's green zone during rush hour. the u.s. and british embassies are located there. no group has claimed responsibility yet. it is not clear whether this attack is related to other embassy attacks during this past week. and four more american troops were killed by afghan security officers yesterday. it was the latest in a wave of so-called, "green on blue" attacks. in the midst of growing anti- american protests in muslim nations, afghan security officers turned their guns on four americans. two other american troops were killed saturday in the helmend province. on friday, afghan insurgents wore american uniforms to break into the base where britain's prince harry is stationed. the prince was not injured. and in pakistan, hundreds of protestors broke through a barricade near the u.s. consulate yesterday. pol
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Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm CDT
morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. s. m uuele questions? anyone have occasional constipation diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ female announcer ] live the regular life. phillips'. in today's lunchbreak: a southern interpretation of italian wedding soup... acclaimed chef john besh is here now! he's in town for "chicago gourmet". john besh, thanks so much for joining us. chicago gourmet runs through sunday in millennium park, for available tickets, go to: illinois restaurants .org we have already banned debating this ... this is such a great soup it's so universal everyone has their own twist ... i created a cookbook called my family table it's about getting people back to the dinner table ... i wanted to put together a quick and easy recipes that anyone could prepare ... bottom is a soup weather and people are looking for it ... we make these by sized sausage pieces you can make it out of turkey we add some garlic of course and a touch of onion and
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Sep 21, 2012 12:00pm CDT
dropping into the mid '30's with patchy frost that will be the coldest. of this coming up ... temperatures today will be relatively cool but it will remain so tomorrow and sunday the colder moments will be in the pre-dawn hours on sunday ... it is an overcast day today with some drizzle downtown the rain is expected to pick up ... nine right now it is 59 degrees at o'hare the temperature at midway is around 60 degrees 62 along the lakefront here in chicago ... we won't see too much increase in temperatures today because of the cloud cover but out in north dakota they have freeze warnings in effect and freeze watches all over this day ... temperatures are in the mid-20s out there that's the cold air coming from canada sitting with us over the weekend ... this will moderate on monday there's a good chance we may get into the '70s by monday or tuesday ... not everybody will be getting frost the farther from the lake that you are the higher the probability ... there is plenty of moisture in the air and the rain to work with ... you can see tomorrow we expect wind gusts around
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Sep 10, 2012 12:00pm CDT
down in the 40's in the suburbs. we have '80s coming over the next couple of days a real chill was in the upper midwest ... we are still four degrees warmer than we were one year ago. at this hour 94 degrees in rapid city south dakota ... temperatures are warmer to many parts out west ... we will be well into the '80s for the next several days ... the wind will be picking up this evening and the air is nice and dry ... there high values of mold and grass pollen counts ... the headline is sunshine and warmer temperatures and a wet end of the week system with the possibility of an inch of rain ... here is how this warm-up works: the cool air mass sweeps through we get a storm late in the week the weekend could be wedt... the highs today are in the '70s it will be in the '50s overnight 40's in the suburbs ... but the southerly wind will push us back into the 80s tomorrow ... 92 linda yellin iowain desmoines iowa.... by wednesday we will have some moisture arriving there will be up buckle in the jet stream watch how the system comes together on the matp we will have a wet and windy beginn
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Sep 11, 2012 12:00pm CDT
have a lot of solidarity and i trust the union to do the right thing by s some students show their support for the teachers by entertaining them ... >> it does not matter what kind of causes this but we're always going to be there helping our community teachers say they do not want to be on the picket line i'm a teacher that is rare always want to be is in front of my students it is hard to stand out here and think about the fact that my students are falling behind that they're sitting at home with this is not or want to be this is just right have to be in order to be an advocate for them in the long run ... thousands of teachers and their supporters filled the streets of downtown shutting down traffic in the area to get the message to the school board. >> >> and headquarters there under the watchful eye of an inflatable raft the teachers soldier on determined to get a fair contract ... >> they see it expects another huge show of solidarity later this afternoon that is when they're going to take to the streets again for another huge rally right in front of the headquarters to set a
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Sep 18, 2012 12:00pm CDT
looking like new wash after wash. that's my tide. s. m uuele the attorney for an 18 year old charged in a local terror plot says it was entrapment. daoud remains in custody after yesterday's federal court hearing. he's accused of trying to detonate what he believed was a car bomb, outside a bar in the west loop last friday. the bomb was fake and given to him by undercover fbi agents. the fbi says daoud first posted comments about jihad when he was 17. daoud's attorney says investigators just took an immature kid and pushed him down a violent path. two chicago police department horses were injured during a break-in sunday night at a stable in the south shore community. a 20 year-old horse named "j.r." suffered swelling to his eye after being sprayed with a fire extinguisher... and a horse named "schott" was apparently hit on the back of the right leg and flank with the same fire extinguisher. 30 horses were let loose from their stalls during the break- in. both injured horses were given the day off to rest and are doing fine. no arrests have been made. of course i want to help all ame
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Sep 4, 2012 12:00pm CDT
i moved to college ... >>there's a waiver from the i h a s a to allow the players to continue in the event of a strike that is possible ... they'd negotiations are continuing and both sides are confident that a strike can be averted ... the democratic national convention kicks off in charlotte, today. party leaders will make a case for president obama to spend another four years in office .. despite the sluggish economy. wgn's frank holland is live in charlotte with more. at the delegates meeting this morning everyone was looking forward ... 4 illinois speakers on the agenda and in november they believe they have the right candidates to sweep the congressional election ... no punches were polled during the illinois delegate meeting this morning they believe they can sweep the congressional races ... tammy duckworth and joe walsh are where democrats are most confident ... congresswoman jan schakowsky led the charge against controversial congressman was a fishwalsh ... >>he is an embarrassment to congress and an embarrassment to the republican party >>it is also believed that mrs.
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Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm CDT
this year.. and four people have died. the patients range in age from the 20's to the 70's. the county health department says the infection has turned up in 12 dupage communites including addison, downers grove, elmhurst, naperville and westmont. west nile virus is spread to humans by infected mosquitoes. commuters avenue and convenient way to pay for their fares ... it's called ventura and commuters will be allowed to pay for rights the same way that they make everyday purchases there will have a variety of single rides and one day passes and they can use credit and debit cards there will be a contact list electronic system to facilitate the transaction coming up next: after a lockout that began before the nfl's preseason regular referees are set to return to the field tonight. and a new tip leads to another dig in the search for former teamsters boss jimmy hoffa... this time under a driveway in michigan. and after an emotional story traveled the globe, one man receives financial aid to help his beloved dog. most of the pain i experience is in my knees. when i think of aspirin,
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